Archive of January 27, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 27, 2016

Planned Parenthood investigator protected as undercover journalist, lawyer says

Jan 27, 2016 - 05:53 pm .- The Planned Parenthood investigators indicted by a Houston grand jury on Monday were not breaking the law as they are undercover journalists, maintains the lawyer for the lead investigator, David Daleiden.

Vatican official: Pope's post-synod doc will be released in March

Jan 27, 2016 - 01:32 pm .- Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on family life following last year's synod will be published in March, says Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Family.

Pope rallies Catholics to be 'mediators of mercy' during jubilee

Jan 27, 2016 - 05:40 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis renewed his appeal for faithful to put the works of mercy into practice during the jubilee, urging them to open their hearts to others, and to show God’s tenderness to those who suffer.

What is Pope Francis going to say in Mexico about immigration?

Jan 27, 2016 - 03:06 am .- As Pope Francis’ weeklong visit to Mexico draws near, anticipation is building not just for the presence of the Successor of Peter, but also for how he will respond to hot-button topics such as immigration.

In Myanmar, the Good Shepherd sisters celebrate 150 years of mission

Jan 27, 2016 - 01:02 am .- A century and a half ago, the Sisters of the Good Shepherd took their mission of evangelization and service to what is now Myanmar, or Burma. This year, they’re celebrating their anniversary jubilee in the country.

Is Boko Haram on the run in Nigeria?

Jan 27, 2016 - 12:01 am .- The bishops of southwest Nigeria have praised the country’s apparent progress towards countering the Boko Haram insurgency.